|The Fairy of the Snows - Francis J. Finn|
LibriVox recording of The Fairy of the Snows, by Francis J. Finn. Read by Maria Therese. Have you seen a human fairy? Meet Alice Morrow, the dainty fairy of the snows, who will dance her way right into your heart! Get ready to laugh and cry as you follow the antics and trials of the Morrow family, living in early 20th Century Cincinnati. (Introduction by Anne Elizabeth) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; children; young adult; teen; children; fairy; snow; Finn
Downloads: 10,135 (1 review)
|Persuasion (version 2) - Jane Austen|
LibriVox recording of Persuasion by Jane Austen. Read by Elizabeth Klett. Eight years ago, Anne Elliot fell in love with a poor but ambitious young naval officer, Frederick Wentworth. The Elliots were dissatisfied with Anne's choice, feeling he was not distinguished enough for their family, and her older friend and mentor, Lady Russell, acting in place of Anne's deceased mother, persuaded her to break off the match...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; austen; persuasion; romance; regency
Downloads: 103,008 (3 reviews)
|The Chestermarke Instinct - J. S. Fletcher|
Librivox recording of The Chestermarke Instinct by J. S. Fletcher. Read by MaryAnn Spiegel. Bank manager John Hornbury is missing, as are securities and jewels from the bank’s vault. Gabriel Chestermarke and his nephew Joseph have unaccountably refused to call in the police to investigate the theft from their bank. When Betty Fosdyke shows up to visit her Uncle John, she finds it past belief that he would simply disappear – let alone that he would commit larceny...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; fiction; mystery
Downloads: 16,073 (3 reviews)
|The Bee-Man of Orn and Other Fanciful Tales - Frank R. Stockton|
LibriVox recording of The Bee-Man of Orn and Other Fanciful Tales, by Frank R. Stockton. 'A collection of nine enchanting short stories filled with curious beasts and unexpected endings. Included are The Bee-Man of Orn; The Griffin and the Minor Canon; Old Pipes and the Dryad; The Queen's Museum; Christmas Before Last: Or, The Fruit of the Fragile Palm; Prince Hassak's March; The Battle of the Third Cousins; The Banished King; and The Philopena.(summary by Gryphon Perkins) For further informatio...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; fiction; fantasy,short stories
Downloads: 4,488 (3 reviews)
|Once on a Time - A. A. Milne|
LibriVox recording of Once on a Time, by A. A. Milne. This version of the book is done as a Dramatic Reading with various people speaking each characters part. When the King of Barodia receives a pair of seven-league boots as a birthday present, his habit of flying over the King of Euralia's castle during breakfast provokes a series of incidents which escalate into war. While the King of Euralia is away, his daughter Hyacinth tries to rule in his stead and counter the machiavellian ambitions of ...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; humor; fairy tales; fantasy
Downloads: 36,449 (2 reviews)
|Beasts and Super-Beasts - Saki|
Saki (December 18, 1870 – November 14, 1916) was the pen name of British author Hector Hugh Munro. Saki's world contrasts the effete conventions and hypocrisies of Edwardian England with the ruthless but straightforward life-and-death struggles of nature. Nature generally wins in the end. (Summary from Wikipedia) Readers include: Justin Brett Justin Barrett Al Gelman Andrew Coleman Miriam Esther Goldman For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; humor; animals
Downloads: 17,442 (3 reviews)
|The Innocence of Father Brown - G. K. Chesterton|
Librivox recording of The Innocence of Father Brown, by G. K. Chesteron. Read by Brian Roberg. The Innocence of Father Brown (1911) is the first of five collections of mystery stories by G. K. Chesterton starring an unimposing but surprisingly capable Roman Catholic priest. Father Brown's ability to uncover the truth behind the mystery continually surpasses that of the "experts" around him, who are fooled into underestimation by the priest's unimpressive outward appearance and, often, by their o...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature
Downloads: 158,814 (6 reviews)
|Queen Lucia - Edward Frederic Benson|
Librivox recording of Queen Lucia by E.F. Benson. Read by Martin Clifton. E. F. Benson (1867-1940) was born at Wellington College in Berkshire, where his father, who later went on to become the Archbishop of Canterbury, was the first Headmaster. He wrote 105 books in all. Queen Lucia (first published in 1920) was the first of Benson’s ‘Mapp and Lucia’ novels of which there were six. This first book is a comedy of manners based in the provincial village of Riseholme, where Emmeline Lucas (t...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; E.F. Benson; Emmeline Lucas; Riseholme
Downloads: 45,249 (6 reviews)
|Somehow Good - William Frend De Morgan|
LibriVox recording of Somehow Good by William Frend De Morgan. Read in English by Helen Taylor A mysterious man arrives in London and, in a freak accident, gets electrocuted on an underground train and loses his memory. A young lady called Sally Nightingale feels responsible, and brings him home to her mother. But in a strange twist of fate it transpires that her mother is the man's ex wife, whom he divorced twenty years earlier in unhappy circumstances...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks
Downloads: 2,146 (7 reviews)
|The Agony Column - Earl Derr Biggers|
LibriVox recording of The Agony Column, by Earl Derr Biggers, read by peac. English romantic adventure starring a young American in London and inspired by the personal ads (agony columns) in the London papers. In this treacherous tale of murder and intrigue young American Geoffrey West tracks a killer from the posh dining room of the Carlton Hotel to the opium dens of London's Limehouse district in search of the truth and the heart of his true love only to find the culprit all too close to home...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; mystery; Second Floor Mystery
Downloads: 40,168 (7 reviews)
|Behind Green Lights|
The action begins when a car occupied by the corpse of a sleazy private detective glides down a hill and winds up in front of a police station. (The title of the film stems from the fact that police stations used to have green lights at the entrance.) Currently (2010-02-23) the movie is rated 7.2 at the IMDB! Some of the stars are William Gargan, Carole Landis, John Ireland, Charles Russell, and Don Beddoe...
Keywords: William Gargan; crime; drama; noir; murder; mystery; police; reporters; John Ireland; Charles Russell; Don Beddoe
Downloads: 61,403 (25 reviews)